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John McAfee’s Internet Meltdown – UPDATE

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 2:54 pm (UTC-4)
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Has The Software And Security Pioneer Gone “Bonkers”? Doug Bernard | Washington DC UPDATE December 3, 1400 UTC: There are conflicting reports and rumors swirling whether Belize police have actually captured John McAfee, or if he remains at large. On December1, someone posted a short note on the “Who Is McAfee?” blog. “We have received […]

The Limits of Speech In Oman

Posted August 23rd, 2012 at 2:22 pm (UTC-4)
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And Mars Finds A New, Sarcastic Voice On Twitter Doug Bernard | Washington DC Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye. There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting.  Several of our colleagues have been covering […]

The Web’s “Triple Revolution”

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 7:02 pm (UTC-4)
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And Tracking Down Trolls Online Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye. There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. We’re also pleased to introduce Ross Slutsky, a new intern here at Digital Frontiers. Slutsky is […]

Soundtracks For Autocrats

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 1:37 pm (UTC-4)
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And Dialing Back On Kony 2012 And Virality Doug Bernard | Washington DC Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1: What’s Playing On Bashar’s iPod? Over the […]

Who’s Censoring Whom?

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 9:54 pm (UTC-4)
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And Why Digital Storage May Not Be Forever Doug Bernard | Washington DC Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1: Who’s Censoring Whom? The Brookings Institute think […]

From the Newsdesk

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 1:38 pm (UTC-4)
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Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1: Tibetan Cyber Battles: VOA’s Kurt Achin posted a report from Dharamsala, India, this week, exploring the cat-and-mouse game being played […]

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Back For More Lulz?

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 8:02 pm (UTC-4)
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And Spreading Malware Hits Big and Small Alike Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1: LulzSec vs. NewsCorp: After very publicly disbanding just a few weeks ago, […]

Security or Idiocy?

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 12:41 pm (UTC-4)
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Who, And Where, Are The Greatest Threats To Internet Security? The web has been humming with talk this week – talk, concern, worry and general shpilkes – about Internet security.  There’s good reason: not only are there renewed questions about just which hacker group is responsible for what cyber-attack, but the rate and severity of […]

Hacking the CIA

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 11:20 pm (UTC-4)
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And Better Blogging Through Stripping Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1: The Fight Over Airwaves.  Several facts of war are as old as battle itself.  They […]

Protecting Arabs Online

Posted April 9th, 2011 at 1:48 pm (UTC-4)
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…And Taking Armenia Off Two items recently caught our eye.  There’s not much on our part to add, but in retrospect they both seem to speak to a similar theme – that of how fragile our online worlds can be. First, the nonprofit Access Now – a loose group campaigning for expanded online freedom and […]

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